The Most Popular BSD Stories Of 2014

Michael Larabel of Phoronix.com has published an article rounding up the most popular BSD stories in 2014. Grab a cup of coffee and reflect on one of BSD's biggest years: Over the past week or so I've shared many top ten / year-end lists of our most popular...

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Upcoming FreeBSD Kernel Internals Evening Course

Upcoming FreeBSD Kernel Internals Evening Course

Marshall Kirk McKusick is hosting several BSD courses within the next couple months. Read below and visit the page if you are interesting in attending and learning more about FreeBSD Kernel Internals. The "FreeBSD Kernel Internals: Data Structures and Algorithms''...

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Reminder: FreeBSD 10.0 end-of-life approaching

Dear FreeBSD community, On January 31, 2015, FreeBSD 10.0 will reach its end-of-life and will no longer be supported by the FreeBSD Security Team. Users of FreeBSD 10.0 are strongly encouraged to upgrade to a newer release before that date. The currently supported...

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How-to: FreeBSD vs Linux performance?

How-to: FreeBSD vs Linux performance?

Stuck making a choice between FreeBSD and Linux? Find out what users of both operating systems have say: FreeBSD vs Linux performance? I know that FreeBSD is famous for being highly stable, secure and of course open source. So I am going to try it on one of my...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 070 – Daemons in the North

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Kris Moore interview Dan Langille regarding the upcoming BSDCan conference. They discuss what has been planned so far, as well as the types of presentations they are seeking. Hit play below to tune in: Official page:...

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New 2015Q1 branch

New 2015Q1 branch

Hi, The 2015Q1 branch has just been branched meaning that the next update on the quarterly packages will be on the 2015Q1 branch What happen during the last 3 months: - 160 committers have participated - 6024 commits - diffstat: 33223 files changed, 817670...

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Running FreeBSD on Hyper-v

Running FreeBSD on Hyper-v

This article by Kylie Liang shows us how to get the latest version of FreeBSD up and running on Microsoft's Hyper-v. Hyper-V supports both emulated and Hyper-V-specific devices for Linux and FreeBSD virtual machines. When running with emulated devices, no additional...

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BSDNow.tv Episode 069: Under the Ports Tree

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Kris Moore ask users of BSD how they got into it themselves. In addition, there are two bonus mini-interviews. Click play to find out who: Official page: http://www.bsdnow.tv/episodes/2014_12_24-under_the_ports_tree

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You should be running a pfSense firewall

You should be running a pfSense firewall

Paul Venezia, InfoWorld.com, wrote this article about the "fast and feature rich, free and open source" firewall, pfSense, and why it may be the best one. Those of us who work in the depths of high technology are not immune to the age-old adage of the shoemaker’s...

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bsdtalk249 – Netflix Update with Scott Long

bsdtalk249 – Netflix Update with Scott Long

BSDTalk speaks with Scott Long about Netflix in this 11 minute podcast. Ogg Link: https://archive.org/download/bsdtalk249/bsdtalk249.ogg Original post: http://bsdtalk.blogspot.com/2014/12/bsdtalk249-netflix-update-with-scott.html

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BSDNow.TV Episode 68 – Just the Essentials

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Kris Moore and Allan Jude interview Michael Lucas regarding his latest BSD book, "FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials." This book features information on the disk subsystems, GEOM, filesystems, etc. Click play to tune in: Official page:...

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Steam Gaming On PC-BSD

Steam Gaming On PC-BSD

This is a how to video to show you how to get steam up and running on your PC-BSD based system. You must have a NVIDIA video card for this to work. Wine can still run steam with AMD / Intel graphics, but your game success rate will be terrible. Steps: 1: Download the...

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SECURITY : OPENBSD VS FREEBSD

SECURITY : OPENBSD VS FREEBSD

This blog post by Guillaume Kaddouch compares the security capabilities of FreeBSD and OpenBSD. OpenBSD and FreeBSD are both great OS that I admire and use. OpenBSD is considered more secure since it is its main goal, but FreeBSD can be tweaked to be pretty well...

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